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SDG&E Reports Highest Level of DBE Spending in Company...

Apr 3, 2017

Supplier diversity spend tops 40 percent for fourth consecutive yearIn March, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) reported that the company achieved the highest level of spending with diverse businesses in the... Read more

One of the newer natural gas power plants in San Diego is the Palomar Energy Center in Escondido, which is owned and operated by SDG&E.

How Natural Gas Fuels San Diego’s Power Plants

Mar 27, 2017

When you flip a switch, all that matters is that the lights come on. But did you know the electricity mix that powers homes and businesses in San Diego today is far different than what we relied on years ago?Fifteen... Read more

SDG&E Promotes Safety by Upgrading Service for 1,000th...

Mar 24, 2017

New systems give residents peace of mind with safe, reliable energy and access to money saving programsSAN DIEGO, March 24, 2017 – Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) along with local and state... Read more

SDG&E recently welcomed six new relief electric troubleshooters to its team, all of who underwent a rigorous seven week training course – the first step in a long road to becoming electric experts and joining the 42 permanent electric troubleshooters in the company.

San Diego's Electric First Responders

Mar 20, 2017

Handling a live wire at a substation or operating a high voltage switch in an underground vault is just another day on the job for SDG&E electric troubleshooters. But it isn’t an ordinary gig. It’s one... Read more

Today, SDG&E is unveiling a new vanadium redox flow (VRF) battery storage pilot project in coordination with Sumitomo Electric (SEI), which stemmed from a partnership between Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Development Organization (NEDO) and the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz).

SDG&E Spurs Energy Storage Innovation with Flow Battery...

Mar 16, 2017

Today, SDG&E is unveiling a new vanadium redox flow (VRF) battery storage pilot project in coordination with Sumitomo Electric (SEI), which stemmed from a partnership between Japan’s New Energy and Industrial... Read more

Meet Curt Criss, Gas Operations Compliance Manager

Mar 15, 2017

If there is one word SDG&E employee Curt Criss understands well and lives by every day, it’s safety. Criss, who has spent more than three decades in natural gas operations for SDG&E, currently oversees... Read more

SDG&E Promotes Safety by Setting New Excavation Standards

Mar 14, 2017

New Gold Shovel Standard program requires contractors to adopt best safety practices to work for SDG&EDeadline for contractor registration is March 31SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2017 – San Diego Gas & Electric (... Read more

How Natural Gas Fuels San Diego Greenhouses

Mar 7, 2017

“To spread a bit more joy in the world by growing quality plants that may be appreciated.” That’s what motivates one family-run nursery in San Diego.Since starting in 1973 with just 3,000 square feet... Read more

Meet Elaine Ruiz, Pipeline Integrity Team Lead

Mar 1, 2017

“The tools are built to travel inside a gassed pipeline and collect data through sensors as it goes... these sensors are able to detect and assess areas where the pipe wall may be damaged by corrosion or other... Read more

Natural Gas — Powering Your Every Day

Feb 22, 2017

It’s easy to take natural gas for granted. We don’t think twice when we turn on the heat or put our clothes in the dryer. It heats up our showers and cooks our meals. You may not realize it, but natural gas... Read more

How Natural Gas Fuels San Diego’s Restaurants

Feb 16, 2017

A San Diego landmark, The Waterfront Bar & Grill, has been serving locals with cold beverages and good meals at a friendly bar stool for more than 80 years, since it opened shortly after prohibition. The Cline... Read more

At SDG&E, we are focused on being the most reliable energy company in America because we know that anytime the power goes out it disrupts our customers’ lives.

New Project to Boost Reliability and Connect Renewable Energy in...

Feb 15, 2017

You’re Invited: Join us for a community open house Feb. 15 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.At SDG&E, we are focused on being the most reliable energy company in America because we know that anytime the power goes out it... Read more

Slow and Steady Heats this Place

Feb 8, 2017

Has this winter weather got you turning to your heater more this week to keep warm? What you may not realize is that the natural gas that fuels your furnace today started to head your way nearly five days ago.Because... Read more

21 Letters that Spell More Reliable Power: Synchronous Condensers

Feb 2, 2017

The San Diego Union-Tribune recently toured our efforts to improve reliability for 40,000 customers in the Carlsbad and Oceanside areas. Work is currently underway to install three “synchronous condensers... Read more

Teamwork Key to SDG&E’s Leadership in Battery Energy Storage

Feb 1, 2017

Imagine being tasked with the job of managing the development of the worlds’ largest lithium ion battery energy storage facility—and being required to complete it in eight months because the project is... Read more

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